Today's bloom is Horse Crippler (Echinocactus texensis)Bloom of the Day for March 10th, 2009:
Horse Crippler, Devil's Head, Candy Cactus, Devil's Pincushion, Manacaballo, Monco Caballo, Viznaga (Echinocactus texensis)
Type of plant: Cactus and Succulents
Bloom color: Pale Pink, Pink, Rose/Mauve, Red, White/Near White
Bloom time of year: Mid Spring
Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade
Cold hardiness: Zone 9a to Zone 11
Height: under 6 in. (15 cm), 6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
Spacing: 6-9 in. (15-22 cm), 9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
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